Monthly Archives: January 2014

Violence Against Women

When I was in South Africa, I was seeking Truth about what had happened there. Tonight I went to an art show entitled, Off the Beaten Path: Violence Women and Art. The exhibit has artists from South Africa in it … Continue reading

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What Lurks in the Forest?

This afternoon prior to recess, one of the little boys came up to me and asked permission to go into the forest. I looked at him for a moment, puzzled because there was no forest near by. I smiled down … Continue reading

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Escape for a Bit

This winter has been brutal but today I took a friend out for a belated birthday lunch and we felt renewed as the world slowly spun by and we caught up on our lives. The hospital was where we started, … Continue reading

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South Africa Murmurings

This photo was taken in Stellenbosch, a former stronghold of apartheid beliefs, especially in the academic world. I have been thinking about slavery lately, especially after seeing 12 Years a Slave and reading The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk … Continue reading

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Gone Fishing

Jesus left Nazareth and went to live by Capernaum by the sea we find out in today’s gospel. There it is that he calls his Apostles, the 12 men who will journey with him, some of whom are fishermen who … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Paul

Today was the Feast of the conversion of St. Paul, who saw a bright light, fell to the ground, and was blind until another man was sent to heal him. We all have our roads to Damascus where we become … Continue reading

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Winter Beauty

Winter can make people want to cocoon, to stay put, and to curl up under the comforter for days. Those who venture out though might find beauty in the coldness, colours brightening the world, and sights normally unseen. Individual snowflakes … Continue reading

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